Education expert Brendan Roodt chalks up new role at asb law
Education expert Brendan Roodt has been welcomed to asb
law's corporate finance team.
Previously with Brachers, he will play a key role in business
development and supporting asb's clients across the region.
He has 15 years' experience in corporate and commercial law and
is qualified in both England and South Africa.
He works predominantly with SMEs and owner-managed businesses
- focusing on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and major
In recent years he has also developed specialist knowledge and
expertise in advising schools on how to become academies, and has
advised on more than 25 conversions.
Brendan, who has been appointed as an associate based in
Maidstone, said: "Transferring a school from one funded, structured
environment to another as a going concern is essentially a
corporate transaction that few education specialists have
experience of. asb's expertise in both sectors offers a unique
insight and skill set to support those schools looking to transfer
to academy status."
Helen Mead, head of the corporate finance team, said: "Brendan's
arrival enhances our offering in the corporate arena and his
specialist knowledge will play a key role in developing the
services we already provide."
asb law has been established in the South East for many years.
With regional centres in Crawley and Maidstone, it provides a range
of legal services to businesses, public sector bodies and a
significant number of individual clients.
asb is recognised as a leading firm by both major legal industry
publications, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
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